While Apple is clearly dominating the portable music scene these days (we’ll have to wait and see what kind of splash Microsoft makes with the Zune this fall), their iPod is far from being the most heavily featured player on the market. It lacks key ingredients like FM radio, included arm strap, and other things of that ilk. That’s why iPod accessories are such a big industry, despite the fact that other manufacturers give these accessories away for free with their players.
Buslink has really kicked it up a notch when it comes to the bonus accessory game, because their new MC512 digital audio player comes bundled in with an all-in-one charging dock and speaker system. Buy an MP3 player, get a speaker dock. Not a bad deal.
Too bad the MP3 player is a mere 512MB unit, but it does do FM radio, WMA playback, and has a voice recorder. The speaker dock comes with a remote featuring a large LCD display and even a microphone for voice recording on the move.
Suggested retail price on the Buslink MC512 MP3 player – speaker dock combo is a very reasonable $164.99.